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Amazon CloudFront

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Fastly

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MaxCDN

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Pros of Amazon CloudFront
Pros of Fastly
Pros of MaxCDN
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    Fast
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    Cdn
  • 157
    Compatible with other aws services
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    Simple
  • 108
    Global
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    Cheap
  • 36
    Cost-effective
  • 27
    Reliable
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    One stop solution
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    Elastic
  • 1
    Object store
  • 1
    HTTP/2 Support
  • 27
    Real-time updates
  • 23
    Fastest CDN
  • 20
    Powerful API
  • 19
    Great support
  • 13
    Great customer support
  • 6
    Custom VCL
  • 6
    Instant Purging
  • 5
    Tag-based Purging
  • 5
    Good pricing
  • 4
    HTTP/2 Support
  • 3
    Best CDN
  • 3
    Image processing on demande (Fastly IO)
  • 3
    Speed & functionality
  • 47
    Easy setup
  • 32
    Speed to my clients
  • 15
    Great service & Customer Support
  • 5
    Shared and Affordable SSL

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Cons of Amazon CloudFront
Cons of Fastly
Cons of MaxCDN
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    UI could use some work
  • 1
    Invalidations take so long
  • 1
    Minimum $50/mo spend
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    What is Amazon CloudFront?

    Amazon CloudFront can be used to deliver your entire website, including dynamic, static, streaming, and interactive content using a global network of edge locations. Requests for your content are automatically routed to the nearest edge location, so content is delivered with the best possible performance.

    What is Fastly?

    Fastly's real-time content delivery network gives you total control over your content, unprecedented access to performance analytics, and the ability to instantly update content in 150 milliseconds.

    What is MaxCDN?

    The MaxCDN Content Delivery Network efficiently delivers your site’s static file through hundreds of servers instead of slogging through a single host. This "smart route" technology distributes your content to your visitors via the city closest to them.

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    What are some alternatives to Amazon CloudFront, Fastly, and MaxCDN?
    Akamai
    If you've ever shopped online, downloaded music, watched a web video or connected to work remotely, you've probably used Akamai's cloud platform. Akamai helps businesses connect the hyperconnected, empowering them to transform and reinvent their business online. We remove the complexities of technology, so you can focus on driving your business faster forward.
    CloudFlare
    Cloudflare speeds up and protects millions of websites, APIs, SaaS services, and other properties connected to the Internet.
    Google Cloud Storage
    Google Cloud Storage allows world-wide storing and retrieval of any amount of data and at any time. It provides a simple programming interface which enables developers to take advantage of Google's own reliable and fast networking infrastructure to perform data operations in a secure and cost effective manner. If expansion needs arise, developers can benefit from the scalability provided by Google's infrastructure.
    Amazon S3
    Amazon Simple Storage Service provides a fully redundant data storage infrastructure for storing and retrieving any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web
    Azure CDN
    It lets you reduce load times, save bandwidth, and speed responsiveness—whether you’re developing or managing websites or mobile apps, or encoding and distributing streaming media, gaming software, firmware updates, or IoT endpoints.
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